Map of America

Diego GutierrezSiglo XVI

Naval Museum

Naval Museum
Madrid, Spain

This map, made in 1562 by Diego Gutierrez, shows the eastern coast of North, Central, and South America. It includes many of the lands explored during the Magellan-Elcano voyage. The map offers an illustrated view of America, with representations including the Patagonians, described by Antonio Pigafetta in his journal, and the Strait of Magellan.


  • Title: Map of America
  • Creator: Diego Gutierrez
  • Date: Siglo XVI
  • Location: Spain
  • Type: Cartography
  • Original Source: Museo Naval. Madrid.
  • Rights: Museo Naval. Madrid. All rights reserved.
  • Medium: Manuscrip paper

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